Products in the pipeline
Sharp Electronics AQUOS 45-inch LC-45G1U. Available early summer 2004. The new flat-panel LCD TV features built-in HDTV and delivers 1080p image quality. Its 1920x1080 pixel resolution can upconvert to 1080i and 720p signals to 1080p. This new, larger-screen addition to the AQUOS line is designed with a titanium finish with 1-bit digital audio amplifier and removable speakers built in below the screen. It also has a PC Card slot for viewing digital stills and MPEG-4 video, as well as an HDMI connection. Call (800) BE-SHARP or visit www.sharpusa.com.
WorldVibrations Radio Station. Available in March 2004 for $2,500. No larger than a VCR, Radio Station lets users program and run a radio station using "live assist," a mix of live announcements with pre-programmed content. Radio Station also creates content while it's being broadcast using a microphone, headphones and speakers for monitoring audio. Coupled with a server, it can also be used to stream live audio to Internet and 10-watt local radio with an FCC license. Call (415) 389-1700 or visit www.worldvibrations.com.